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Ronald Reagan Parkway (Indiana)

Ronald Reagan Parkway and Ameriplex Parkway is a parkway-type road named in part after former U.S. President Ronald Reagan. The road was commissioned in the 1990s, and the initial one-mile (1.6 km) section from U.S. Highway 36 to County Road 100 N (CR 100 N) was completed in 1996. It was later extended to CR 200 N. The segment from CR 200 N to CR 300 N opened in early 2015.[1] Construction on The section from CR 300 N to the existing road connecting to US 136 began in 2015 and was completed in late 2017. Another extension via SR 267 to I-65 is planned to be opened by 2020.

Ronald Reagan Parkway
Ameriplex Parkway
Former name(s) Ronald Reagan Boulevard
Length 15.0 mi (24.1 km)
Location Marion and Hendricks counties, Indiana, United States
South end SR 67
Major
junctions
North end CR 400 and I-74
Construction
Commissioned 1990s
Completion Early 2000s (to US 40)
2012 (US 40 to US 36)
2015 (extension to CR 300)
2017 (extension to I-74)

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Route descriptionEdit

The roadway starts at State Road 67 at a traffic light, and is the southern terminus of Ameriplex Parkway. It heads north and east, meeting three traffic lights. It then comes to exit 68 on Interstate 70 and has a connection to the Indianapolis International Airport. At this interchange, Ameriplex Parkway ends and Ronald Reagan Parkway begins. The parkway then heads north to its northern terminus. It comes to a traffic light at Stafford Road, which connects to SR 267. It goes through one more traffic light at Metropolis Parkway, and a two-way stop intersection with Airtech Parkway. Then, it comes to its former northern terminus, at a light with US 40. It then goes north, going through two more lights at CR 200 S (Bradford Road), and CR 100 S (Morris Street). It then goes through traffic light at US 36, CR 100 N (10th Street), and CR 200 N (21st Street), before coming to its northern terminus at CR 300 N (30th Street).

Major intersectionsEdit

CountyLocationmikmDestinationsNotes
MarionIndianapolis0.000.00  SR 67Southern end of Ameriplex Parkway
HendricksPlainfield3.155.07    I-70 (Indianapolis International Airport) / I-465 / I-74I-70 exit 68; frontage roads run to I-465; Access to parkway (westbound only) from I-465 is only Exit 9B, and complete I-465 access eastbound; northern end of Ameriplex Pkwy and southern end of Ronald Reagan Parkway
  US 40
Avon  US 36
BrownsburgConnector RoadTo US 136
  I-74 – Indianapolis, Crawfordsville
CR 600 NorthNorthern end of Ronald Reagan Parkway
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
  •       Route transition

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hendricks County Plans Corridor Future". Inside Indiana Business. Archived from the original on September 28, 2011.